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Privatizing the V.A. Will Hurt Veterans

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'Months ago, Shulkin  reported how he was being pushed out  with  fake news about him, so the VA could be privatized. And on this policy, Shulkin is right. Privatizing the VA would be devastating for the veterans that rely on the agency for health care and other critical support. Veterans’ groups strongly oppose privatization: listen to one veteran explain why here. Moving veterans’ care to the private sector puts it at risk of fraud that would mean veterans become part of a company’s bottom line. Proponents of privatization laud the benefits of “choice” for veterans—but for veterans who have experienced the implementation of such choice, the results have been awful. The VA would benefit from increased funding and some much-needed changes. But privatization is not the answer.' 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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